Scanning the horizon with my friend’s binoculars, I stood on the deck of their home, enjoying the view of open space that connected with their back yard. As was my habit, whenever I got the chance to visit with them. I had grabbed the binoculars that sat by the sliding glass doors and was watching the local wildlife in the field beyond their garden wall.
Blockages are the result of self-limiting beliefs. Every time you begin to notice that you “aren’t getting anywhere” or notice that you are constantly getting the same results, it’s time to uncover your self-limiting beliefs.
Many of the thoughts and emotions that we entertain on a daily basis are actually habitual. The payoff for remaining in those negative mindsets are subtle. (we always have a payoff for what we do, or we wouldn’t do it.)
Payoffs for entertaining limiting beliefs are:
- The right to be “right” (even if it means clinging to your pain)
Every one of us has, or is, or will face a challenge so great, we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to maintain our “sanity” riding out the storm.
Whether it is a financial situation, a relationship, health or some other sudden or growing crisis, our peace hangs in the balance. Truly, our relationship with Christ will be challenged in every way. We’ll discover who we truly trust (ourselves, the doctors, the CPA, friends, or He Who Redeems.)